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|Paynesville Press - September 8, 2004|
Trio earns medals, as Dogs take fourth at BBE
With three medalists, the Dogs girls' cross country team finished fourth over the flat course at the BBE Invite last Thursday. |
Sophomore Kacy Nehowig, ninth grader Kaitlyn Frenchick, and sophomore Tanis Beireis all placed in the top ten individually for the Bulldogs and earned medals. Nehowig finished third in 16:16, Frenchick ran 14 seconds behind her in fourth, and Beireis, battling shin splints, took seventh in 16:40.
Ninth grader Melanie Koerner (33rd) and sophomore Sheena Hoekstra (46th) completed the Dogs' team score.
Sauk Centre (69) beat NL-S (69) on a tie-breaker for the team title. Morris (90) was third, and Paynes-ville (93) was fourth.
According to coach Darrel Carstens, both the boys' and girls' teams improved from their first meet, and the runners are still developing and looking for more individual improvement.
Ninth grader Kaitlyn Frenchick recorded a top five finish at Brooten last week, one of three Dogs runners to earn a medal for the girls' team. She finished fourth overall in 16:30.
Lena Wolosek, a German foreign exchange student, led the girls' junior varsity team by finishing fourth at BBE.
This week, the Dogs will run at the NL-S meet on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Little Crow Golf Club between New London and Spicer.
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